Head of Decision Support

London Metropolitan University - Finance

Full-time (35 hours per week)
Location: Holloway Site (Tower Building)

About Us

London Metropolitan University is committed to making education available to people from all walks of life and plays an important role in society and our local community. We offer a diverse range of courses across a range of disciplines in three locations across London.

The University is among the top performers in the field of outreach, extending opportunity to those in all parts of society to utilise Higher Education in order to develop personally and professionally, increase their life choices and evolve citizenship. The University is committed to creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. London Met graduates benefit personally, but contribute to society, culture, public service and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.

About the Post

The Head of Decision Support is the senior professional role supporting business planning in the University. Heading up a team of financial business partners and management information analysts, the post holder will be responsible for providing detailed analysis and management information to the University’s senior leadership and management to enable them to make informed decisions and to track progress when decisions have been implemented.

The University uses a wide range of management information to plan and manage its activities. The University is also required to submit a range of compliance returns. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that our information and our returns are of the highest quality. The successful candidate will contribute to the identification of improvements and new opportunities that help deliver the University’s aims and will influence strategic decision making through persuasion, analysis and reporting of key information to strategic decision makers.

The Head of Decision Support is a newly created post within the Finance Department to oversee a recently formed Decision Support team. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the team provides outputs which reflect the needs of end-users and that the team interacts positively with a client base across and outside the University. The team has a wide range of stakeholders who rely on it for timely and accurate work. You will integrate the team, support and guide its work and inspire a high level of performance.

Ref: 17FIN0901

Closing Date: 20 October 2017

Interviews due to be held in week commencing 9 October 2017.

To apply, please click on the apply button below and use the reference number to search for the post. For further information please visit our website at www.londonmet.ac.uk/services/jobs-at-london-met/ and quote the reference number.

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